April 8, 2011 2:45 PM
The final designs on the new Central Library are in and they're great. That's not just my view, which is biased of course, but also the view of the downtown neighborhoods and the city's Urban Design Commission.
In fact, the UDC gave the plans their enthusiastic support. You can view some of the exterior and interior design work here:
Now the plans will be refined into exact building plans with ground breaking expected for late this year and completion in early 2013.